Encyclopedia of Cat Breeds: A Complete Guide to the Domestic Cats of North America (Hardcover)

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Updated with the latest information on all recognized feline breeds, this valuable reference source includes a survey of feline history and evolution, a detailed description of the attributes that make a purebred cat, a summary of feline genetics, and an in-depth discussion of conformation, color, and coat. The breed profiles follow, with each profile accompanied by color photos and a bar graph-style at-a-glance summary of the breed's characteristics.

Approximately 45 breeds are profiled, including: Abyssinian, American Shorthair, Bengal, Burmese, Cornish Rex, Himalayan, Maine Coon, Oriental, Persian, Ragdoll, Siamese, Sphynx, Turkish Angora . . . and many others. Added features that will be of interest to all cat fanciers include--

Descriptions of new or experimental breeds Extensive information on the American domestic cat A discussion titled Which Breed is Right for You? Advice on choosing a purebred cat Information on entering a cat in shows

The book features more than 100 color photos plus handsome line art.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780764165801
ISBN-10: 0764165801
Publisher: B.E.S.
Publication Date: April 1st, 2013
Pages: 392
Language: English